Jacques Lesure with Eric Gunnison, Ken Walker, & Paul Romaine – June 15

Jacques Lesure with Eric Gunnison, Ken Walker, & Paul Romaine – June 15

National recording artist Jacques Lesure has assembled Denver’s A-List Jazz Masters for a ONE NIGHT ONLY benefit performance to be held at DAZZLE JAZZ, Denver’s renowned jazz listening room, in support of The JEKL Foundation for STEAM Education, a internationally recognized 501C3 non profit organization on a mission to change the face of technology forever! … Read More

Cyrille Aimee – June 4 & 5

Cyrille Aimee – June 4 & 5

Vocalist Cyrille Aimée was primarily raised in France by a French father and Dominican mother. As a curious child in Samois-sur-Seine, she would sneak out of her bedroom window to wander into the nearby gypsy encampments filled with those attending the annual Django Reinhardt Festival. She quickly fell in love with gypsy music and way … Read More

Brad Goode Quartet featuring Sheila Jordan – May 5

Brad Goode Quartet featuring Sheila Jordan – May 5

Raised in poverty in Pennsylvania’s coal-mining country, Jordan began singing as a child and by the time she was in her early teens was working semi-professionally in Detroit clubs. Her first great influence was Charlie Parker and, indeed, most of her influences have been instrumentalists rather than singers. Working chiefly with black musicians, she met … Read More

The Timeless Music of Dale Bruning – May 15

The Timeless Music of Dale Bruning – May 15

Jude – narrator Dale – guitar Mark Simon – bass Paul Romaine – drums “When Dale Bruning and I, Jude Hibler, formed our Jazz Link Enterprises’ partnership in 1995, we wanted to present something that would find us working together – imagine – a musician and a media person working together in harmony! We came … Read More

Kenny Werner & Joyce Moreno CD Release – April 15

Kenny Werner & Joyce Moreno CD Release – April 15

Joyce Moreno – vocals Kenny Werner – piano An artist the great Antonio Carlos Jobim called “one of the best singers of all time,” Brazilian vocalist Joyce has been an international sensation since the early 1970s. The fearlessly creative American pianist Kenny Werner joins her for these duet performances that will showcase the blend of … Read More

Kurt Elling Quintet – Feb 25 & 26

Kurt Elling Quintet – Feb 25 & 26

Featuring: Kurt – vocals Gary Versace – piano Clark Sommers – bass John McLean – guitar Kendrick Scott – drums GRAMMY winner Kurt Elling is among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. He won the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years and was named “Male Singer of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association eight … Read More

Nicholas Payton Trio – Mar 5 & 6

Nicholas Payton Trio – Mar 5 & 6

  Nicholas Payton – trumpet Gerald Cannon – bass Joe Dyson – drums “Payton’s clarion trumpet, as well as his genre-defying solos, stood at the center of the music making… Payton bent notes beyond recognition… No descriptive label or category could be affixed to Payton’s solos, which were as brashly original as they were technically … Read More

Cabaret a la Monde – July 12

Cabaret a la Monde – July 12

Patricia Baxter Wright, chanteuse Corinne Denny, chanteuse Adriana Teodoro-Dier, pianiste Join chanteuses Patricia Wright and Corinne Denny, and pianist Adriana Teodoro-Dier for a night of fun, eclectic, Cabaret and Cabaret-inspired music from around the world. With special guest Aaron Melon, trumpet. Patricia Baxter Wright (Doctorate, Musical Arts, University of Colorado – Boulder) has performed cabaret, … Read More

Stephen Thurston Trio – July 10

Stephen Thurston Trio – July 10

Stephen Thurston – piano Myles Sloniker – bass John Tetičkovič – drums Stephen Thurston is a pianist and keyboardist based in Denver, CO. Hailing from Boulder, CO, he began the piano at a young age and started playing jazz in high school. He went on to study music in college, earning a BM in jazz … Read More

Neil Bridge 7+ with Karen Lee feat. Gary Sosias – July 9

Neil Bridge 7+ with Karen Lee feat. Gary Sosias – July 9

Neil Bridge – piano, bandleader, arranger, composer Karen Lee – vocalist Gary Sosias – timbales, bongos Papiray Pacheco – congas Andrew Hudson – bass John Akal – drums Chuck Schneider – sax Dr. Walter Barr – trumpet Darren Kramer – Trombone Gary Sosias is a Denver native now living in the Washington DC area. Gary … Read More